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Cure JM helps patients and their families navigate life with juvenile myositis. 

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Cure JM is the global leader in juvenile myositis (JM) research. We are paving the way to better treatments for JM while improving the lives of families affected by the disease.

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Juvenile Myositis

Juvenile myositis involves a run-away immune response where the body’s immune system attacks its own cells and tissues. With adequate treatment and care, children can go on to live their best lives.

Was your child recently diagnosed with juvenile myositis?

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Cure JM is a family of families. We have many resources to help the whole family with the JM journey.

What is Juvenile Myositis?

Juvenile myositis, including juvenile dermatomyositis and juvenile polymyositis, is a group of rare and life-threatening autoimmune diseases, in which the body’s immune system attacks its

Juvenile Myositis 101

A world-renowned pediatric rheumatologist and immunologist tells us what juvenile dermatomyositis (JDM) is, how it is diagnosed, and how it is treated.

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Finding a Cure and Better Treatments for Juvenile Myositis

Cure JM is accelerating juvenile myositis research at an unprecedented pace. We are pursuing promising new treatments, funding clinical trials, and improving care for patients.

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Families, friends, and supporters are rallying to raise $750,000 by July 4th for juvenile myositis research.

Get information on JM treatments, research, and other helpful topics for JM patients and their families.

“Cure JM has provided us so much support and connected us to so many families that were experiencing or had experienced the exact same thing. That sense of community helped us get through the ups and downs.”

Leah, Olivia's Mom

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